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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Symbian support in APR
Date Tue, 15 Jan 2008 18:33:36 GMT
johan.wikman@nokia.com wrote:
> 
> The problem is that on Symbian you cannot export data from 
> a DLL, but any exported data must be turned into a 
> automatically dereferenced function call when the "exported" 
> data is used from another module than the one where the data
> resides.
> 
> APR_DECLARE_DATA is not expressive enough for that.

Understood.  However it's not possible for us to change the structure
of APR 1.2.

I'd enthusiastically support a richer macro to express a data-by-call
dereference, but that's not possible until APR 1.3 at earliest due
to the versioning rules.  Since 1.3 is in development, that's the best
version to target for such a change.

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